About two year ago I bought these beautiful batik African Goddess fabrics from Hancock Fabrics. I also got a matching purple and intended to turn it all into a quilt for a dear friend who is like a mom and sister and friend to me (is there a word for that?). Continue reading Never too early to start on Christmas presents
If you’ve read my blog since January, you know I was going through a rough patch in life. The relationship with the man I had seen my future with and whose family I considered my own broke apart and with that, the work on quilts I had started with love turned into Continue reading Triangle Quilt Finished (finally!)
EDIT: I just realized that this was never published…sorry about that!
Back in March I worked on a baby quilt for a friend. She was pregnant with her second child and I wanted to give them something special. Continue reading Welcome Baby Bista
People, I am in a slump again. The quilt I posted about last time? I am still working on it. It hit me the other day that it won’t be appreciated because let’s face it, it is going to the teenage daughter of my ex who has no concept of the time and energy it takes to produce this.
I don’t want to sound ungrateful because it is a gift and you shouldn’t expect anything back. But I’d rather spend my time doing other things than making this quilt….and it’s showing in the quilt. Continue reading Sewing crisis…where is my mojo?
I’m still alive and still sewing though the wonderful Spring and early Summer weather has me spend a lot of time outdoors and less in front of my machine.
This is a quilt I started over a year ago and it is a graduation present for a special teenager in my life. It’s not easy, emotionally, to work on these Continue reading What I’m working on
You know how they say that sewing is like therapy? Well, this quilt was quite a challenge for me, emotionally. I started it together with its twin in December 2014. Back then, I was in a long-term relationship and I used my partner’s old shirts with the plan to make one quilt for us and one for his mom.
I finished the quilt for us in January. Within weeks, my relationship fell apart Continue reading Quilting Therapy aka Happy Mother’s Day
I am right now working on my THIRD rag quilt. Three in less than 2 weeks…yep, the bug has caught me.
I’ve been trying different edge finishes to see what would hold up best. Below are two close-ups of the double edge I’ve been trying out. Continue reading More rag quilts – I may be addicted